Two 'muggers' shot dead DB police on Khilkhet flyover
Published : Tuesday, 18 May, 2021 at 12:41 PM Count : 447
Two alleged muggers were killed in an exchange of fire with police at Khilkhet in the capital early Tuesday.
The incident happened on Khilkhet flyover at about 2:30am.
Police, however, detained two persons from the scene.
The deceased were Enamul, 30, and Rasel, 28.
Police said a gunfight took place among detective branch (DB) police of Gulshan Division and Khilkhet police with a gang of muggers.
The police personnel opened fire on the alleged muggers when they tried to flee by a CNG auto-rickshaw defying signal, police said.
The gang also allegedly opened fire on the police.
At one stage of the shootout, two 'muggers' sustained bullet injuries and taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where the on-duty doctors declared them dead.
The auto-rickshaw, a foreign-made pistol, a magazine, a machete, nine mobile phones, 16 Yaba pills and cash Tk 5,000 were seized from their possessions.